Focus on the pronunciation of sell-off
English definition of “sell-off”
/-ɑːf/ noun [C]
› FINANCE a sale of a business, particular assets, etc. at a low price to encourage someone to buy it: A sell-off would mark the second time that the business has changed hands in two years. The book value grossly understates the sell-off value of the company.
› FINANCE, STOCK MARKET an occasion when a large number of shares in a company are sold, often causing their value to fall: The dollar was little changed after a sell-off at the end of last week.